- Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who
recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879)
- A unit of magnetic flux in the centimeter-gram-second system, equal to that
induced through one square centimeter by a perpendicular magnetic field of one
- a cgs unit of magnetic flux equal to the flux perpendicular to an area of 1
square centimeter in a magnetic field of 1 gauss
- Maxwell is a crater on the far side of the Moon named after the physicist
James C. Maxwell. It lies in the southwestern part of the larger crater
Richardson. The southern part of Maxwell is overlain in turn by the partly
- The highest or uppermost point, part, or surface of something
- the upper part of anything; "the mower cuts off the tops of the grass"; "the
title should be written at the top of the first page"
- The leaves, stems, and shoots of a plant, esp. those of a vegetable grown
for its root
- exceed: be superior or better than some standard; "She exceeded our
expectations"; "She topped her performance of last year"
- top(a): situated at the top or highest position; "the top shelf"
- The end of something that is furthest from the speaker or a point of
maxwell top - Maxwell's Urban
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite
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Handsome in his designer clothes and angelic, nappy dreads,
Maxwell styles himself a modern-day urban love prophet in the tradition of
Marvin Gaye. He concocts a conceptual music suite that purports to tell a fully
rounded tale of meaningful love set in the tough but misunderstood inner city.
What he delivers, however, contains only the faintest hints of what he promises.
Instead we get a whole lot of the same tired R&B elevator slush and lyrics
like "Gonna take you in the room suga'/ Lock you up and love for days."
Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite is significant only in that it recasts the same old
same old as something monumental, and nearly pulls it off.
a lot to like about Maxwell: On his openers, "Urban Theme" and "Welcome," the
early '80s full-band R&B and jazz pop grooves are reminiscent of Maze's
brightest days and Steely Dan's coolest nights. But soon even Maxwell's
passionate voice gets lost in a flat mix that turns every song into faceless
background music. While R&B is at no loss for suave and sexy personalities
to take the stage, a dearth of new ideas keeps the genre for the most part
floundering and visionless. In the end, Maxwell's urban hang suite is just
another empty room. --Roni Sarig
Details of the new 1916 Maxwell in the
September 16th issue of Country Gentleman. " For a time, Maxwell was considered
one of the three top automobile firms in America (though the phrase the Big
Three was not used) along with Buick and Ford. By 1914, Maxwell had sold 60,000
cars." according to a Wikipedia article.
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Maxwell crosses the top of Lukey Heights approaching Turn 10
Summer 1863. The Confederacy pushes north into
Pennsylvania. Union divisions converge to face them. Two great armies will clash
at Gettysburg, site of a theology school. For three days, through such legendary
actions as Little Round Top and Pickett's Charge, the fate of "one nation,
indivisible" hangs in the balance. Tom Berenger, Jeff Daniels, Martin Sheen,
Richard Jordan and more play key roles in this magnificent epic based on Michael
Shaara's Pulitzer Prize-winning The Killer Angels, filmed at actual battle
locations and rigorously authenticated down to the boots.
Three days in
the summer of 1863, at a place called Gettysburg. Although it received a
theatrical release, this four-hour depiction of the bloody Civil War battle was
shot as a made-for-television film. But no taint of cheapness or shortcuts
should stick to this magnificent picture (well, except maybe for those
phony-looking mustaches). Based on Michael Shaara's book The Killer Angels, this
film takes a refreshingly slow, thorough approach to the intricacies of battle.
In ordinary circumstances, those intricacies might seem of importance only to
fans of military strategy or Civil War enthusiasts, yet in Gettysburg they come
across as the very stuff of life, death, and unexpected heroism. If the film has
a problem, it's that it climaxes too early: the first long segment, detailing
the struggle of a "civilian soldier," Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
(Jeff Daniels), to hold his ground against long odds, is an enthralling piece of
moviemaking. Daniels, in a heartbreaking performance, does his best film work.
Other cast members include Tom Berenger, Sam Elliott, and Martin Sheen as Robert
E. Lee. Richard Jordan, in his final role, gives a powerhouse performance as
Confederate general Lewis A. Armistead. Oh, and you can also try to spot Ted
Turner, whose company produced the film, as a Confederate soldier.
Writer-director Ronald F. Maxwell seems inspired by the gravity of the battle;
long as it is, every moment of Gettysburg is informed by a nobility of purpose.